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City Center supports community

Weddings, conferences, corporate meetings, social functions, fundraisers and parties – the Richmond Hill City Center hosts them all. But it's not just about events. Richmond Hill City Center General Manager Beverly Cosmann said the City Center's goal is to support the community, including its charitable organizations.

November 06, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Trick-or-treating

Kids of all ages dressed up in their best costumes last week to trick-or-treat around various neighborhoods to celebrate Halloween and gather loads of candy. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along.

November 06, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Nov.6: Richmond Hill Historical Society Lecture - The Richmond Hill Historical Society will kick off the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the siege of Fort McAllister with its November lecture. A historic interpreter will take guests through the details of the final assault of Fort McAllister, "Guardian of Savannah," which allowed General Sherman to resupply his troops and take Savannah in 1864. Guests are invited to the barracks at Fort McAllister at 7 p.m. for a cup of cider and the fireside program. Cost is free for members and $5 for non-members.

November 06, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Bark Park opening next week

It's opening. After years of fundraising and months of construction, the Bryan County Bark Park is officially opening with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the new facility in DeVaul Henderson Park.

October 30, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Interview with Wendy Bolton

Wendy Bolton, president of the Bryan County Bark Park project, answers questions about the park, which is set to open next week:

October 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie-watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. Visit The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.

October 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Runner designs race poster

Fifty – that's the number of races Jacy Vergara has run in her lifetime, and she's still going strong.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

Thousands of people from the surrounding area came out to the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last weekend. The community enjoyed seafood, fried desserts, musical performances and carnival rides during the three-day event. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along to catch a little bit of the action.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 24: Fall Harvest Celebration - New Beginnings Community Church invites the community to an evening of fun with hayrides, hotdog roasting, face painting and games - all free to the public. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, email nbccoffice@nbcchurch.com.

October 23, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


Proust questionnaire: Lesley Francis

Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?

October 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Raised voices raise money

National Opera Week is just around the corner. To celebrate, Richmond Hill's newest senior-living community, the Suites at Station Exchange and Station Exchange at Home, are hosting an evening of food, wine and the vocal arts.

October 16, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 17-19: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - The festival features coastal seafood vendors, arts and crafts booths and carnival rides. This year's entertainment includes the Blues Traveler, Swingin' Medallions, Jake Miller and more. For more information, call 756-3444 or go to www.goseafoodfestival.com or goseafood.net.

October 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Woman supports natural cancer therapy

Richmond Hill resident Naomi Havens overcame devastating circumstances and now uses her story and experience to help others dealing with health issues similar to her own.

October 09, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Pumpkin Patch

The Richmond Hill Garden Club hosted its annual Pumpkin Patch at J.F. Gregory Park Saturday, garnering what may have been the best turnout yet. Attendees bought pumpkins, mums, crafts and homemade baked goods while children played fall-themed games and were offered lollipops from the Pumpkin Fairy. Tiffany Stroud took these photos.

October 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 9: Ruffled Feathers Boutique Ribbon Cutting - Ruffled Feathers Boutique, 2552 Highway 17, is having a grand opening and ribbon cutting from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There also will be a grand-opening sale and light refreshments. For more information, call 459-2252.

October 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


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Ogeechee River: Crown Jewel of Coastal Georgia

Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.

February 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: High Tea on the Hill

The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.

February 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 26-March 5: Have fun and get fit - from 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the South Bryan Recreation Department Gym on Timber Trail.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Yarn bomb gives library tree pizzazz

A large pine tree in front of the Richmond Hill Public Library currently is wrapped in colorful swathes of knitted fabric - the subject of a recent "yarn-bombing" by the Common Threads knitting group. Leaders of the group said the bombing was meant to bring recognition to Common Threads and to let everyone involved have a little creative fun.

February 19, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Rotary fundraiser

Saturday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club fundraising party featuring the Abba Girlz has been called a success and inspired area residents to pay tribute to the 1970s-80s with how they dressed. Rachael Hartman was on hand with her camera.

February 19, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 24, 26, 26: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - From 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 12, 17 and 19: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: RHHS Talen Show

Rachael Hartman took her camera to the Richmond Hill High School Talent Show to capture some of the faces in the audience:

February 12, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Flying into the future

Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.

February 12, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


My Grandfather's Place barber shop built over generations

Get Lou Gambill, owner of My Grandfather's Place Family Barber Salon in Richmond Hill, to start talking and he's happy to have an audience to listen as he delves into his grandfather's world - a world full of Italian culture and barbering at Baltimore Harbor in the early to mid-1900s.

February 05, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: 'Wizard of Oz' auditions

Auditions for the Richmond Hill Community Theatre production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2, were last weekend. Here are three people who sought parts:

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 5: Mobile food pantry - The United Way will have its mobile-food pantry for emergency food relief from 10 a.m.-noon at J.F. Gregory Park.

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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